A Quarter of Two Tales: Inflation Woes and Geopolitical Tensions

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  • 12 mins 15 secs

Learning: Unstructured

In Q1, escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine led to a major slump in equity markets around the world, adding uncertainty to countries already impacted by a surge in inflation and risks to economic growth. MSCI’s Mark Carver, Managing Director, Global Head of Equity Factor Products and Equity Portfolio Management and Hitendra Varsani, Managing Director, Global Solutions Research at MSCI discuss how Ukraine-Russia tensions have impacted global financial markets, how factor indexes have historically performed during similar geopolitical events and what this means for investors.
Channel: MSCI
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